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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 18–62.
Published: 01 January 2014
... Random (1748), seventeen of the twenty-­nine editions of Peregrine Pickle (1751), five of the fourteen editions of Ferdinand Count Fathom (1753), twelve of the twenty-­one editions of Sir Launcelot Greaves (1760 – ​­62), and four of the seven editions of The Adven- tures of an Atom (1769...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 January 2005
... the period from the 1740s to the 1810s: Henry Fielding’s Tom Jones (1749), John Sheb- beare’s The Marriage Act (1754), Tobias Smollett’s Peregrine Pickle (1751), Maria Edgeworth’s Belinda (1801), Frances Burney’s The Wanderer (1814), and Jane Austen’s Emma (1816). I then turn to Ala A. Alryyes’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 105–108.
Published: 01 April 2014
... of the volumes, Sir Launcelot Greaves, has been coedited by Brack, who is also textual coeditor of the novel that will conclude the series, The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle. The completed edition will contain, accord- ing to Roderick Random’s dust-­jacket blurb, “all of those writings by which Smollett...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 49–73.
Published: 01 January 2020
... position as a magistrate to suppress licen- tious plays.35 Henry Fielding found himself the target of similar accusa- tions from both his disappointed clients and other writers, often under specious names or identified merely by notorious anecdotes. Tobias Smol- lett, in his first edition of Peregrine...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 164–180.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Marco Polo, in Navigatione et Viaggi racc. da Giovanni Battista Ramusio, vol. 2 (Venice, 1674) and Reise in den Orient während der Jahre 1272 bis 1295,trans. and ed. Felix Peregrin (Leipzig, 1802); Johann de Montevilla [ John Mandeville], Dess Johannis de...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 88–96.
Published: 01 January 2023
... they were published. The account of his Peregrination (1732) was transmuted into Hudibrastic verse as a thank-you for the receipt of a complimentary copy. Does that represent an afterlife? Richard Savage, a favorite of Dr. Johnson's, wrote a Progress of a Divine as early as 1735...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 119–125.
Published: 01 April 2015
...). Pp. xxx + 369. $60 Smollett, Tobias. The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, ed. John P. Zomchick and George S. Rousseau (Athens: Univ. of Georgia, 2014). Pp. lxviii + 924. $89.95 Soule, Emily Berquist. The Bishop’s Utopia: Envisioning Improvement in Colonial Peru (Philadelphia: Univ...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 114–124.
Published: 01 January 2010
... recommenda- tion, because his book reminds us that all joys are political, all joys involve a worldview, even the small ecological and ethical joys he advocates for us cool postmoderns.  The Story of Joy is an extended intellectual peregrination, ruminative and filled with fascinating detail...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 188–207.
Published: 01 January 2011
... deleted and rendered illegible, to have been “in Staffordshire” with the letter being sent “per Birmingham Bagg.”9 This peregrination might account for the existence of these letters at all. At the very least, it demonstrates the reach that such metropolitan newsletters had into the provinces...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (1): 22–38.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Cleland’s Woman of Pleasure, a small number of other published works in English contain sodomitical episodes or discussions of same-sex desire, notably Roderick Random (1748) and Peregrine Pickle (1751) by Cleland’s occasional colleague Tobias Smollett. Both of these novels are more straightforwardly...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 57–80.
Published: 01 September 2012
... 230 (28 September 1710). Its character changes once more, and now we read it as a satire on language decay and the fetishization of black-­letter incunables. Such significant peregrinations alter our perspective, and scholarly readers should have the opportunity to assess the implications...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 212–235.
Published: 01 January 2015
... the poverty of his father’s Irish education, which, he firmly believed, was of “no very elevated order.”30 For Henry, James Johnson’s education only began when he left Ireland. Indeed, in Henry’s version, his father’s life really only began once he emigrated, and while his global peregrinations were...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 59–83.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Neuroscience Reviews 3 (2004): 71–100. 39.  Both quotations are from Tobias Smollett, The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, 4 vols. (London: D. Wilson, 1751), 3:121, and 3:81. For a discussion of the abstract versus concrete conceptualizations of motion, see Nancy Nersessian, “Conceptual Change...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2021
...-Century Life He should be a grave, respectable man of a mature age . . . [who] will watch over the morals and the religion of his pupil; both which, according to the present modes of conducting travel, are commonly shaken from the basis, and levelled with the dust, before the end of the peregrination...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (2): 64–91.
Published: 01 April 2009
...” of wholesalers (60). Corfield, in “Class,” notes the ever-wider “peregrination” of the concept of the gentleman during the eighteenth century (43). 21. According to Rule, in Albion’s People, an estate steward could be a very wealthy man (70). Earle, in “Middling Sort,” remarks that virtually all...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 197–230.
Published: 01 January 2017
... one fictional example, consider 224   Eighteenth-Century Life the wedding between Commodore Trunnion and Mrs. Grizzle in Smol- lett’s Peregrine Pickle (1751)—he gouty, one eyed, impotent, and hideously scarred across the nose, and she “a squinting, block-faced, chattering piss- kitchen...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (2): 1–42.
Published: 01 April 2000
... and London by the shifting winds of specula- tion. His peregrinations mark the progress of speculation, first from France to England, and then to the Netherlands. He signals by his nationality the effete, decadent, foreign character of the windhandel. In this way the play establishes, in almost...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (3): 1–50.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of the National Libraries Annual Report (2003): 24 – 27. This fi rst quotation is from the letter of 31 March 1752. 11. The Rare Adventures and Painful Peregrinations of William Lithgow, ed. Gilbert Phelps (London: Folio Society, 1974), 42 – 43. This is an edited version of Lithgow’s original Total...